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Stunning Video Of Frenkie De Jong's Midfield Masterclass Shows Why Man United Want Him So Much

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Stunning Video Of Frenkie De Jong's Midfield Masterclass Shows Why Man United Want Him So Much

A stunning video of Frenkie de Jong's individual highlights for the Netherlands against Belgium shows he's an elite midfielder.

De Jong produced a stellar performance in his side's big 4-1 win over Belgium in the Nations League on Friday. 

He starred in the engine room of the pitch, brilliantly dictating the match from midfield.

Image: Alamy
Image: Alamy
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The 25-year-old showed off the variation in his game as he completed all his long-range passes, dribbles and won all his aerial duels.

He had an incredible 94 per cent pass completion rate, successfully producing a staggering 77 passes. 

De Jong grabbed an assist, created four chances and made six ball recoveries in a midfield masterclass. 

Check out his highlights below:

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Needless to say, fans online loved De Jong's international outing, with Manchester United fans also weighing in on a player who could be plying his trade at Old Trafford next season.

One Twitter user wrote: "Nah he’s just too cool with it. In front of an actual CDM, this kid is monstrous."​

A second tweeted: "Levels ahead of all of our midfielders."​

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A third added: "If I was Barca/Xavi there are sooooo many players I would be trying to sell before him. Mental."​

A Man United fan commented: "Give him the Nunez wages as well man. Do whatever you gotta do to get him to the OT."​

Speaking after his side's victory, De Jong said he's better suited to the national team than at his club. 

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"I play very differently here than at Barcelona. I think this suits me much better," he told NOS.​

"I like to be the first player to receive the ball from the defenders and connect with the attack."

De Jong continues to be linked with a move to Man United.

The Barcelona star wants to stay at the Camp Nou, but the club's dire financial situation could see him leave this summer.

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Erik ten Hag is hellbent on snapping up his former player ahead of the new season. 

Will he get his man? Watch this space. 

Featured Image Credit: UEFA

Topics: Frenkie De Jong, Manchester United, Football

Nasir Jabbar
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